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>> greta: that is your last call. lights are blink asking we're closing down shop. thank you for being with us tonight. we'll see you monday night, okay p.m. eastern. ght? i mean, mr. bill would have, right? >> bill: "the o'reilly factor" is on. tonight: >> we have students and parents who don't see santa claus as the icon for this time of year, so we have to be concerned about what their feelings are as well. shep. >> bill: more madness surrounding christmas. we thought we had won this battle but now situations in texas and rhode island must be addressed. we will do it tonight. >> you know, we have all lost our train of thought before but not many have done it on national tv. >> bill: governor rick perry trying to make a come back by being humble. will it work? governor mike huckabee will weigh in. also tonight jesse watters visits toys are us. >> anything you want to say to bill? >> merry christmas.
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>> bill: geraldo on why six states refused to pass jessica's law. caution, you are to enter the no spin zone, the factor begins right now. captions by closed captioning services >> hi, i'm bill o'reilly. thanks for watching us tonight. pinheads in toy land that's the subject of this evening's talking points memo. we have stood up for christmas on the factor. swafting away -- swatting away attempts by secular pro-greives. gibson wrote an entire book documenting most of them. this year most retail companies are saying merry christmas. a few years ago companies ordered their employees not to say it. but in the nation's public schools, the battle over christmas sometimes still pops up. for example, a fort worth texas independent school district sent a memo to staff saying that if students are
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allowed to exchange cards or gift on school property this year then the district would be required to allow students to distribute religious messages along with the gifts. what? required by whom? total b.s. fort worth school spokesman clint bond put it this way. >> we have students and parents who don't see santa claus as the icon for this time of year. so we have to be concerned about what their feelings are as well. >> so let me get this straight, if an image of santa claus is seen on school property some students might be depressed? sure. as soon as we began calling down to fort worth, the tone changed. here is mr. bond today. >> the district cannot endorse or promote or foster any particular religious belief or doctrine. so, what we are saying on our -- in our policy about seasonal celebrations is
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basically use common sense. you know, any of the current icons that are out there like santa claus or christmas trees or, you know, snowflakes or any of those icons that we all use are fine for the classroom. >> bill: good. we're glad the school district will not deny its students freedom of speech and expression. and since christmas remains a federal holiday, it might be nice for all american teachers to explain to the urchins why that is. who on this earth can explain rhode island governor lincoln chafee. every year the ocean state puts up a big tree in the public square. this year some folks wanted the governor to call it a christmas tree. but to quote john belushi, no! governor chafee insists it's a holiday tree. >> lawmakers voted to call this a christmas tree. but the governor calls it a holiday tree. >> i have my own religious views but as a government official i want to keep it separate.
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>> you call it a holiday tree. >> yes, i am. >> amazingly dumb. off the charts stupid. governor chafee must know that the christmas tree display began in germany in the 16th century for the specific purpose of providing celebratory decorations for december 25th. the day day of jesus' birthday honor. we asked him to appear on the factor to explain history. predictably is he hiding under his desk. here is the question. maybe the staff can relay it to the governor laying on the floor. what exactly is the rhode island tree representing, governor? arbor day? whether he knows it or not, chafee has offended far more people than any christmas tree ever could. rhode island was founded by roger williams in the name of tolerance. how about a bit of tolerance toward folks who respect christmas traditions about 90% of us? and that's the memo. now for the top story tonight, freedom of expression, did fort worth come close to
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violating it? joining us from philadelphia jennifer brant an attorney interested in first amendment issues and fort lake murray florida. congressman walters what say you? >> i say students clearly have a first amendment right not only to freedom of speech but to freedom of expression of their religion. and to the extent that they are being told that they can't exchange christmas gifts or can't pass messages along to other children, that's a potential violation of their rights. and so long as it's not interfering with the classroom instruction, so long as there is no problem caused in the classroom with their teaching, they should be able to do it. >> bill: the way i read the constitution is that the state, the federal government has -- cannot impose religion on anyone. they can't. no state can say we're a catholic state, jewish state. the federal government isn't a say you have got to worship any way you want. am i correct, counselor walters at that point? no imposition of religion in the constitution.
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>> what you are talking about there is the establishment clause. >> bill: that's the only place it's addressed. but if a person wants to walk into a public school, counselor brant, a student and say merry christmas, they can't stop them from saying that and if he wants to give a token of his or her interpretation to the a friend, a gift, they can't stop them. >> larry and bill, you have got this one wrong because the school isn't infringing on first amendment rights of these children. it's merely establishing some reasonable limits to allow for education of the children, because that's what they're there for. and to prevent alienation of any other children. >> bill: what is reasonable, counselor, about a school telling a child they can't say merry christmas? what is reasonable? >> that's not what they are saying. they're not saying. no, no, no. i think you are wrong. they are aren't saying you can't say merry christmas. we are not going to have holiday parties. we are not going to endorse christmas. >> bill: counselor, hold it
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now they changed. >> wait a second, bill. >> bill: they changed it and you know it they changed the first memo said huh-uh huh, don't you give us any displays and now the guy comes out with a hat as soon as we call down there he has got the hat on, the santa hat. >> it was his christmas tie. >> bill: you had to have heard the sound bite, jennifer, he said you can have the icons of the season in the classroom. so they changed it, counselor walters. and i think they changed it because they know what you said is absolutely right. you can't tell a kid not to say happy hanukkah, merry christmas, happy halloween or happy anything. >> we are all in agreement as long as the school is not endorsing and say this is what you must do, you must give christmas gifts at this time then they are free to give their christmas gifts to each other. with all the bad things going on in school all these days prevent kids from being kind to each other it seems absurd. >> the school is allowing the children to exchange gifts. they are saying don't exchange
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these gifts during classroom time. that's reasonable. that's not taking away christmas from anybody. >> bill: that was a reuse. >> if you want to celebrate christmas can you do so during your own time. don't have to do it during school. >> bill: your own time the student is compelled to go to school. has to go to school. >> why do you have to have christmas there? >> bill: why do you have to have it because it's a federal holiday that's why. >> it's a federal holiday. what about the children there that don't celebrate christmas how do you think they feel. >> bill: say merry christmas back or instead of merry christmas. >> you are not being inclusive here. i think you are wrong. >> this is the law of the land. >> it's not the law of the land. our country was founded on being free and not having imposition of any religious beliefs on you. >> bill: revoke the holiday. >> when you go to public school, you should have the freedom to believe what you want and not have any religion pushed down your throat. >> giving christmas gifts -- >> bill: listen to yourself,
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jerve, nobody is -- jennifer, nobody is saying you have to believe anything. you are hysterical. somebody says merry christmas, they have a right to say that. it's a federal holiday. >> sure they can say it. >> bill: whether it's in the classroom, the calf tieria, the gym or house. they can say it anywhere. >> the school isn't saying that the children can't say merry christmas or the children can't celebrate the holiday. >> we don't want, this we don't want that. >> i think you are wrong about that. >> bill: i know i'm right. i will give you the last word congressman walters. >> i think it's clear they were backing up from original position. no exchange of christmas gifts or cards. you can't wish each other merry interior ministry dr. now they have gotten some legal advice and they are backing up. >> bill: good debate. thank you, guys. i appreciate it rick perry poking fun at himself. trying to make a come back even as six contenders descend on mike huckabee fox news show this weekend. jesse watters, toys r us and the kids. >> is christmas your favorite
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holiday. >> yes. >> why. >> because i get presents. >> do you know the meaning of christmas? >> no. >> bill: oh, don't miss this. this is $100,000. we asked total strangers to watch it for us. thank you so much, i appreciate it, i'll be right back. they didn't take a dime. how much in fees does your bank take to watch your money ? if your bank takes more money than a stranger, you need an ally. ally bank. no nonsense. just people sense. but wanted to do something more for my nutrition. there's so much information out there. what's good for you today, is bad for you tomorrow. i had no idea what to choose. until i found pronutrients -- a new line of supplements from centrum,
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presidential candidates on his program tomorrow night. one is trying to make a come back with this ad. >> commerce, education and the -- what's the third one there? >> department of energy. you know, we have all lost our train of thought before but not many have done it on national tv. if you want a slick debater, i'm obviously not your guy. if you want a clean house in washington with a balanced budget amendment, a flat tax, and a part-time congress, i'm your man. i'm rick perry -- what's that line again? >> bill: all right. here he is. governor huckabee. first of all, that was a smart ated, right? >> i thought it was a great way for him to try to deal with it you can't cover that thing up. the best thing to do is to try to make proverbial lemonade. >> bill: being charming there and saying i'm not mr. slick but i have the policies to help you out. that ad is a good ad. i don't get this, governor. i don't get. this six of the contenders are flying to new york city. >> he yes. >> bill: to be on your weekend show.
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when i have to chase these pinheads around. >> they are not flying in to do me ever. >> i have been working on this for quite a while. here is the unique thing. i'm not the one posing the questions to them. i think this is what is going to be very extraordinary. we have three very prominent, distinguished attorney generals pam bondi, -- they are going to be posing questions as elected government officials specifically about federalism and the relationship of the federal and state governments. it's going to be very substantive. >> bill: five guys and one gal. huntsman and cain are not going to be there. >> only two not coming. >> bill: cain for obvious reasons. we think he is going to pack it in. huntsman didn't know why he didn't want to come. >> said he couldn't make it. >> bill: you have the six on the stage. >> they are not going to be on the stage at the same time. they are all coming in individually and they are all getting an equal amount of time. >> bill: how much time is your show.
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>> the total is two hours. >> bill: two hour block. >> yeah. >> bill: six of them coming in one at a time and the three attorneys general going to quiz them? >> exactly. >> bill: this is a republic fest. they are not going to go in for the kill on these guys. >> not after their jugular but go after their mind. find out do they understand the depth of the issues? this is going to be a substantive debate. it's not going to be the game show. >> bill: you are going to be the moderator. >> i will be the moderator. i will jump in if they try to attack another candidate. we told them the rules. >> bill: why would do you that. >> they do it every debate we have. it would be a cheap shot. >> bill: do you have electric thing you can give them a shock? >> it's much worse than that fire and smoke and nothing left but their ashes in the chair. >> bill: you are telling the factor audience a lot who whom
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are going to watch this. >> they should. >> bill: this is not going to be a smooch fest. with all due respect, you are a governor and i'm a tv guy for 35 years, if they don't know the answers to the question, the think the attorneys general will level questions. i hope they do. if the politician doesn't know the answer, he or she is likely to roam into other areas where you have to come in with a baseball bat and go hey. >> not only will i do that these are very seasoned attorneys general. >> they are not going to be like you for heavens sake. they will certainly be assertive. >> you are giving them that latitude. >> they have had people try to low things at them before. herman cain you feel he is done? >> herman cain was done the moment he said he was thinking he would have to reassess his campaign. when a political candidate says i might drop out, he just dropped out. >> bill: for a lot of reasons. not just the salacious stuff, it's the money, the
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organization, the libyan answer, you know, it was just kind of a thing that caught up with him. i think he was pretty good for the campaign. >> i think he was great. i thought the 9-9-9 plan was good. i like herman cain, he is a friend. he has had a remarkable career. i hope the memory people have of her main -- herman cain is not of the last two weeks. >> bill: now you have gingrich and romney pretty much as the frontrunners, and a lot of people make the poll last year when giuliani was the frontrunner you were third or fourth. >> fourth or fifth and fred thompson was second and john mccain was third. mitt romney was fourth and i was a distant fifth. >> bill: the difference is there have been debates. >> there had been 10 debates before at this point in time. >> bill: when you were running? >> yeah. >> bill: iowa comes up the third and then you have got christmas and new years and hanukkah in between. i think it's going to come
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down to gingrich and romney. >> it could. here is the one thing that has not yet happened. nobody has been able to create a sense of coalesce sense in iowa. so, you could have. >> bill: that vote is fluid. >> right i won that by 9 points. there has no candidate that has brought everyone together. if someone doesn't do that there is a chance that either ron paul or mitt romney can win iowa and the rest of the more traditional and more conservative vote in iowa is going to splinter four or five ways. >> bill: it has to be for santorum and balkman they have to show very well. >> rick san forum can be the surprise candidate in iowa. he spent so much time there. >> bill: so has congresswoman bachmann. >> she could also do very well. >> bill: they will be here monday. thank you for coming on the show. we will be watching. >> thank you, bill. >> bill: we would like to you learn our governor huckabee has items for children teaching them about their country and they make great gifts. directly ahead why won't six
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>> bill: very successful in getting jessica's law passed across the country. six states holding out. colorado, idaho, vermont and new jersey. we asked geraldo to find out what's going on and here he is first of all the reason we are reigniting this because of the penn state and syracuse situations where child rape is alleged there and back in the spotlight. >> and will be vastly bigger scandal as sports really gets examined. that's the next front. >> bill: jessica's law says if you are convicted of a felony
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sexual battery on a child, you get a sentence, one sentence no, plea bargain of 25 years, that's the max, then it goes down to 10 years in places like massachusetts. and 44 states have passed it. but let's take the ones that haven't. new jersey surprises me because chris christie is a fairly conservative guy. but he is not behind this law as of yet. >> what is interesting is, i just spoke with assembly woman nancy muneuz prime mover in the garden state. i talked to nancy and she she says she has 54 co-sponsors in the assembly. there are 80 assembly people. >> bill: that's huge. >> you obviously have more than the 41 votes you need to pass. it is stuck in the appropriations committee. what's really happening, i think this is the back drop to all the states that have refused to go along with this crusade. the back drop is that the judges refuse or are reluctant to yield their discretion to impose sentences according to
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what the judge believes. instead of one size fits all, which gives you certainty in sentencing, what you have in new jersey and other places are very powerful judiciary that says wait a minute, you are saying 25 years mandatory. what if i have a different defendant who is more sympathetic. >> you take it out of the judge's hands because of all the abuses that have happened in the past. >> that is why it is mandatory but that's what's happened. >> bill: is christie for jessica's law or not. >> that's an excellent question. we have been unable to get the governor to commit. >> bill: this is ridiculous. >> in iowa and new jersey, they suggest the new legislative session which starts january of 2012 that these laws might get to the -- >> bill: idaho. >> we want everybody to go to all of these governors. now, how do you get to christie? put that up on the screen. you go to christie's, what, facebook page? is that what it is? tell me what it is in my ear. his web site. all right. new, you
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tell him listen, governor, very respectfully, of course, you need this in your state. >> they have passed the g.p.s. monitoring in new jersey. >> bill: let's get the jessica's law down. pat quinn same thing, press secretary. >> quinn has passed also has passed some child protective legislation or has seen it pass there. >> >> bill: not the big kahuna. >> once more it is about judge's discretion. >> bill: no excuse. 54 -- 44 states on board. six holdouts. colorado. this guy hickenlooper is a former mayor of denver. i know this guy. he couldn't care less about the kids. he couldn't care less about -- it's true. you know how many years we have been on this guy? he won't come on, won't issue a statement, won't do anything. he doesn't care about them. >> there are people who sincerely believe many of the laws designed in recent years because of the outrageous
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crimes. >> let him veto it. >> john kuehlly, a twice convicted child rapist lived next door. >> that's why we started it hickenlooper is so disrespectful. he really is. >> is he disrespectful clearly of us in the media but i think people have different ideas. >> bill: this guy, ladies and gentlemen, you should get on his case. idaho, butch oddard. this is another guy. how many times do we have to ask this guy to get in front of the law? >> they are notoriously independent. >> bill: independent of what? >> idahoans. they want to make their own method of persecuting, convicting, et cetera. >> bill: i think you are right. idaho and new jersey probably will get it? >> idaho and the governor also sign it believe me, they don't want to be mentioned on this program. >> bill: here is the two most hopeless states in the union when protecting the kids.
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vermont. now, this is where it all started because the judges up there, some of them, were giving child rapists six months in prison. that's what they were giving them, all right? this guy shumlin, okay? you can't get through to this guy. you can't get through to them. >> we cannot. notoriously independent. >> bill: he is just an idiot, this guy. oh my god. and hawaii, hawaii, come on. abercrombie. come on, shave the beard and get the law. what's wrong with you? and hawaii has got a big problem with abusing kids. hawaii has got a big problem with abusing kids. so what is this pinhead doing? he looks like dave marist. a local guy. >> he told me the guy on the subway said didn't you use to be dave marist. >> no used to be neil abercrombie.
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jerusalemy, illinois, colorado, iowa and vermont. >> jersey and idaho you have a chance. >> bill: that doesn't matter. geraldo and i want you to go and ask these governors politely and respectfully to get behind jessica's law so this year 2012 coming, we can have all 50 states. i think that's reasonable, don't you? >> i do think it's reasonable. you need a little flexibility in terms of romeo and juliet kind of situations where there is an 18-year-old lover with a 14-year-old girlfriend. >> bill: we're not talking about that. >> many states do lump them in. >> bill: geraldo, plenty more ahead as the factor moves along this evening. jesse watters goes to toys r us to find out how the economy is effecting christmas and the kids. lou dobbs on whether the unemployment drop today means president obama is in better shape. we hope you stay tuned for those reports. [ woman ] my boyfriend and i were going on vacation, so i used my citi thank you card to pick up some accessories. a new belt.
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>> bill: we sent jesse watters out to toys r us in times square. ♪ ♪ well, it's christmas time again >> now, is santa coming this year? >> yes. >> are you excited? >> yes. [cheers] >> why do you guys like christmas so much. >> it's not scary. >> and what did santa bring you, honey? now, is mom going to be generous this christmas? >> i think so. >> what's this? >> i have the statue of liberty barbie doll. >> what kind of tools do you want for christmas. >> real one. >> like a hammer and saw? >> you will shoot your eye out, kid. >> why is that so poplar. >> prettiness. >> how much is it? >> i'm not sure. >> $3. >> $9. >> how do you guys afford presents? do you all have jobs? >> no. >> no.
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>> you will have to buy that. >> not a finger. >> does mommy ever say you have had enough presents? it's time to read a book? >> yes. >> what kind of mother am i? >> do you guys have a budget for toys or anything like that? >> we try to stay within a budget. it's tough. >> how are you doing so far? >> not good. >> what's your budget this year for christmas? >> probably about $500. >> over a thousand. >> over a thousand? >> yeah. >> my wife usually takes care of the budget. we usually goes over it? >> i would never go over 1,000 on toys, are you kidding? >> that's crazy, you are screwy. >> do you ever tell your children they can't have that toy. >> sure all the time. did i that 50 times today actually so far. >> are you in any debt or not? >> you have to ask my wife. >> america is in a lot of debt. what do you feel about that? >> a knot in my stomach. >> i'm definitely concerned about the economy.
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i'm concerned about the state of the country. >> do you know how much debt we are in right now? >> i don't know. 10 trillion? >> it's in the trillions. i don't know how much. >> 15 trillion. >> i thought it was 20 trillion. >> what's so funny? what are you laughing at? >> you guys are strong american consumers. >> yeah. >> you are helping to stimulate the economy. >> we are, we are. >> he we are stimulating the economy and having fun doing it. do you know the real meaning of christmas? >> it's where you give gifts to other people: not really sure. are you o'reilly factor fan. >> yes. >> you are on o'reilly right now. >> hi bill. >> you need to go to bill o' and load up on
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factor gear. >> i might have family members appreciate that kind of stuff. >> >> toys are expensive, rights? $600. these kids, they are big ticket items. like a stick in the pine cone. parents are so influenced by the commercials. where were you raised? uganda? >> materialistic. happy christmas. stick in a pine cone? no wonder you are on the factor. now we know. we know what happened here. >> that's right.
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>> bill: if you give a kid like a football or basketball or ice skates. >> one kid had a yo-yo and it was $30. a yo-yo. >> bill: why? >> i have no idea. >> bill: did it have lady gaga's picture on it or something? >> i think so. >> jesse jesse watters. i'm glad we found the pine cone and stick thing. lou dobbs on falling unemployment numbers. more crony capitalism, and jon corzine be arrested? corzine be arrested? , d ugh, my sinus congestion, and it's your fault. instead of blaming me try advil congestion relief. often the real problem is swelling, not mucus. advil congestion relief reduces swelling due to nasal inflammation. so i can breathe. [ mucus ] advil congestion relief.
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fbn each evening. that's good news, isn't it. >> it is. folks you may refer to as pinheads are going to go into the its so he taker can isotaker can a. we are forming more than 100,000 jobs a month not enough but better than we have seen. >> we have got to get a lot of politics president obama can say it's improving give me more time and i can make 't. better. people who don't like him it's because people gave up looking for jobs. isn't there some big number of people who gave up looking for jobs? >> some truth in both views. the fact is this president doesn't want to claim too much success too early. >> bill: it could reverse. >> seasonal hiring? a lot of it is receivable hiring. it is. very volatile numbers, the unemployment rate. it could change dramatically in the next three months. he can't afford to take too much credit for anything. >> bill: people are adding personnel. there was a big buying on black friday. >> black friday 16% higher
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than a year ago. 6% higher for four days. >> bill: all of this is good for everybody in your opinion. >> absolutely. >> bill: i subscribe to that i don't think we should put the welfare of americans below politics. i mean. >> absolutely. >> bill: sit on the sideline for politics. but, you know, we still have 15 trillion-dollar debt. for me, that's the biggest issue. >> you bet. >> bill: when you look at the stock market though, it didn't go up today. it was flat. so you think if the employment rate went down, go up another 200 points. >> this market moved up 500 points. on the week, bill, the dow jones industrials up 7%. do you remember i said to you, in the middle of october. >> hold your stuff. because i really believe we are at a turning point. we are starting to see higher industrial production. pending home sales. retail sales are gaining. >> bill: it's getting better. >> it's strengthening. will will why didn't the stock market go up another 100 points on good employment
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numbers. >> i don't think this market has that much momentum in it. after posting 7% on the week there has to be a little pause. >> so the people who trade every day are taking profits now? >> absolutely. >> bill: that's why it frightens me. i don't think it's a level playing field anymore. >> it's not level at all. >> bill: these guys sitting in front of the computers. crony capitalism. president obama is the perpetrator of crony capitalism. right? >> absolutely. >> bill: we all know about solyndra, $500 billion, right? >> 500 million. half a billion dollars into a bankrupt solar company. now there is another company, all right? abound solar. >> a colorado based company with solar panel technology. and interestingly, this company has got about $650 million in financing, 250 million in private financing. 400 million from the
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department of energy. >> that's nice. that's a nice little gift, huh. >> gift it is because the investors in abound solar are big boosters of this president if you can imagine. >> bill: a woman named pat striker. do we have pat's picture we can put up there? >> a billionaire. and oh does she like. >> bill: how did she get a billion dollars? >> she is medical equipment heiress. >> she is a big obama fundraiser? >> absolutely. >> does she own this company or what is she in this company? >> she is one of the principle investors. >> bill: big investor? >> and, of course, a big bundler and contributor. >> bill: how county president say he is not part of this corrupt system of crony capitalism which he is actually railing against when every time we turn around there is another company getting big taxpayer loans. heavily invested in people raising money for him. >> 16 of the 20 companies receive these loan guarantees.
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>> bill: 16 out of 20 are bundling for obama on the side. >> absolutely. >> bill: gingrich or any of the republicans should make this a big center piece. >> you would think and drive it home. this is in an open, transparent administration that he promised, this was supposed to be the deal. >> bill: okay. jon corzine we all know him, former governor of new jersey, former senator, very liberal guy. he presided over a company that went bankrupt, right? >> mf global. >> and lots of people got hurt. >> that's right. is he going to get arrested and indicted this guy? because what is there a tremendous amount of money missing? >> $1.2 billion. >> bill: that makes all the other stuff look like peanuts. >> yeah. >> bill: corzine presided over a company and they can't account for 1.2 billion. >> can't account. >> bill: got to arrest him and charge him, right? >> no. it doesn't work quite that way because the administration -- corzine is not -- in addition to having been a senator and former governor, you know, he
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is also a very good friend of president obama. >> bill: that doesn't matter. if they can't find the money, he has got to get arrested. >> that is probably true. >> bill: do you think it's going to happen? >> i think it could happen. it's much too early to say. first he has got to appear before congress next week. >> bill: follow that story next week. lou dobbs, everybody. dumbest things of the week. city of seattle not in a good place this evening. dumb moments away. sometimes life can be well, a little uncomfortable. but when it's hard or hurts to go to the bathroom, there's dulcolax stool softener. dulcolax stool softener doesn't make you go, it just makes it easier to go. dulcolax stool softener. make yourself comfortable. the most epic day in america. [ crowd cheering ] hey man. three grams of fiber? yeah, i'm watching what i eat. how would you like to pay?
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>> bill: back ever the book segment tonight. the dumbest things of the week. former utah governor jon huntsman still running in the single digits for the republic nomination. his daughters are out there singing dad's praises ♪ we're bringing huntsman back ♪ the rest of them is one big
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circus act ♪ we're right behind the guy who is right on track ♪ you know we're going to bring jon huntsman back ♪ take it to the bridge ♪ herman cain ♪ we like your pizza ♪ but you can't explain. >> bill: i thought it was terrific. here now to analyze fox news correspondent arthel neville and five guy greg gutfeld who is also on in the middle of the night doing red eye. that was probably the worst song i have ever heard. trying to think of alley-oop. remember that alley-oop? that was worse. but that might have been worse. >> the huntsman girls, the huntsman hotties as they are known. >> bill: huntsman hotties. >> they are campaigning for their dad. their dad is running for president of the united states of america. you have got to take this seriously. >> bill: stop it right now. >> i thought they were adorable. i thought it was impressive they sang that without their lips moving. >> bill: like will any wily
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have vanilly. dumb and not uncalled for. it was in context. i know you are trying to help your father but you did him more harm than good now he he is down to 1%. gutfeld has a thing for these peta people. and they are trying to ruin every holiday if you eat turkey or whatever you eat they don't want you to. here is the spot. go. >> dear god, thank you for the turkey we are about to eat and for the turkey farms where they pack them into dark tiny little sheds for their whole lives. thank you for when they burn their feathers off while they are still alive and for when the turkey gets killed by people who think it's fun to stomp on their little turkey heads and thank you for the chemicals, dirt and poop that's in the turkey we are about to eat. thank you for rainbows, amen. >> bill: wasn't that nice. >> if that was my kid i would leave her in the forest.
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that ad is two years old. new billboard that they put out but it was too late. everybody rejected it so now they have a new holiday billboard. >> bill: whats watt billboard rejected? >> do a dog's face on a turkey. >> bill: would you eat a dog why would you eat a turkey. >> everybody who met this rejected it. a holiday billboard where a dog's face is on a pig which some people might find, i don't know, kind of tasty, i find it absolutely disgusting. >> bill: they don't want you to eat any meat. arthel when you have a 2-year-old at the dinner table doing that do you know how to discipline a child. >> too much for a child. because family planning, that's for an adult. you don't do that to a child. >> bill: i give everyone else turkey and they get lettuce. that's it. >> friday turkey? >> bill: my pal conan o'brien made a huge mistake by moving from new york to l.a. we still don't know where he is but the other night he got the presidents of the united states involved with victoria secret.
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go. >> speaking of television, victoria secrets' big special aired last night. i actually have a clip from victoria secrets fashion show. it was a great night. take a look. ♪ ♪ [ laughter ] >> bill: no barack obama, did you notice that? all the other ones. >> because they were former presidents. >> bill: what does that have to do with it? he didn't set it up that way. >> i was outraged i watched it at least 15 or 20 times. >> bill: right. the lady dressed like a peacock. dumb but funny. dumbest things of the week. dumb can be funny but the
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admission, the omission of barack obama, oh, conan, i know what you are doing. >> there the weird thing is you were actually there though. you and beck. you said you were on the bold fresh tour but you were there. >> bill: no, no, no. those people don't want to hang with me. dumbest things of the week, everybody. and pinheads and patriots on deck. city of seattle. get ready. p and p moments away. [ male announcer ] every day, thousands of people archoosing advil®. [ regis we love to play tennis. and with it comes some aches and pains. and one way to relieve them all is to go right to the advil®. tennis is our game and advil® has become part of our game! [ male announcer ] take action. take advil®.
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>> if you're looking for christmas or hanukkah gifts, we have them. our slogan for the upcoming presidential campaign is, restore the u.s.a. so we have hats, shirts, mugs, pens, great stuff. not expensive. you'll like all of it. so please check out the >> you by anything, we'll send you the "restore us a" bumper sticker. look at this pen. a nice, inexpensive gift. now the mail. the complaint department is open. maria, missouri, i don't like it when you and your guests talk over each other. >> i don't like it, either. guests are told not to filibuster. >> colin rice, wisconsin. bill, you're a great history teacher. my sixth graders are reading
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killing lincoln. sometimes you make error office gramar on the air. thanks for getting the kids "killing lincoln." >> every kid in america that gets this book in their hands, it might re-ignite interest in their country rather than the insane video games. >> it's frustrating when you cut off charles. he feels the same way. but sometimes i have to wrap up charles for time. the computer will take us off the air mid-sentence. >> the show last week was enjoin but why no books or audio. i want to buy of "killing lincoln." >> then, bill, please get it right. martha stewart was convicted of lying. lying about what? then a verse.
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i very rarely complain but some folks drive me insane. it's felice navidad, the birthday of god. a nice sign copy of "killing lincoln" on the way. >> bill, you said you would come over to this country when they opened an olive garden. there or two in this town alone. >> how am i going to get out of this one. might have to book a trip to the desert. >> the wounded warrior project is an extraordinary endeavor and thank you for bringing it to the worlds a attention. >> it's the least i could do. >> last weekend, for the warrior auction, go to bill o', and you can win a poster signed with all five living presidents. i don't think one like this exists. if you donate 25 bucks to the warriors you get a facsimile of
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the document, which is a terrific gift itself and helps or brave military people. we'll give you the name of the auction winner on monday. okay? and pinheads and patriots. earlier this week the city of seattle announced it would not allow advertising to say, buy american" to be posted on city buses. the city saying the ads were, quote, too political. this is unbelievably pin-headed and a violation of freedom of speech. when seattle found out he were going to highlight it, they reversed the decision. now the "buy american" ads will be run on buses. >> also, we'd like to spout out before the "the o'reilly factor." the word of the day. do


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